War Games

From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_crl.com>
Date: Wed Sep 24 00:31:14 1997

On Tue, 23 Sep 1997, Captain Napalm wrote:

> > > Secondly, in the scene when WOPR CALLS HIM BACK and he looks all freaked
> > > and pulls the plug out of the phone, how does the game timer keep
> > > running AFTER he has disconnected from WOPR?
> >
> > WOPR downloaded a Java aplet into his computer that the web browser
> > continued to execute! C'mon, that one's easy!
> >
> Bzzzzzz. Wrong answer. Remember, this was the early 80s, Sun was just a
> start up then. Must have been a USCD Pascal system.

C'mon people. Must I use a damn smiley EVERYTIME I'm being sarcastic??
(Unless I'm missing yours :)

> > I did this one time with my friends..._War Games_, _THX1138_, and damn,
> > what was that other movie from the 80s that involves computers and
> > hacking and stuff?
> "Tron"? "Real Genius"? "Demon Seed"?

Oh Yeah. TRON! How can I forget? _Demon Seed_ is deliciously cheezy.

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Received on Wed Sep 24 1997 - 00:31:14 BST

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